Tuesday, August 27, 2013

"The Past and Future of the Book” Symposium

On October 10-11, 2013, the Pearce Shakespeare Endowment at Rhodes College will host a free public symposium on “The Past and Future of the Book”:
Thursday, 6:00pm (reception 5:30), UC Theater, University of Memphis:
* Robert Darnton (Harvard University): "Digitize and Democratize: Libraries, Books, and the Digital Future"
Friday, 9:00am (coffee, 8:30am), Blount Auditorium, Rhodes College:
* Lukas Erne (University of Geneva): "Disseminating Printed Shakespeare in Early Modern England"
* Michael Witmore (Folger Shakespeare Library): "Writing Literary and Cultural History at the Level of the Sentence"
* Response by Robert Darnton
Co-sponsored by the Spence L. Wilson Chair in Humanities, the Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis, and the Rhodes College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Please contact Scott Newstok (newstoks@rhodes.edu) for further information.


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